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    October 25, 2012
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or acquaintance. cocoa, florida is making sure people keep their underwear to themselves forcing them to pull up their pants. city council passed an ordnance declaring saggy pants illegal. it bans pants or shirts that hang more than three inches below the waistline. starting in january, first time violators fined $25. then $50 for a second offense. $100 for a third. >> i vacationed in coco beach, florida, back in high school. >> keep your skirt up. >> kept my bikini top up, and bikini bottom up as well. >> there we go, the new face of money. oh, man. all right, well, some sad news all the detroit tigers' fans out there. >> whatever. >> including, paula faris to my left. >> a mild fan. >> oh, oh. >> because it is my home state. >> tempered opinion. the san francisco giants are out to an early world series lead, thanks to three home runs from pablo sandoval, got three homers
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in a world series game. >> the long layoff didn't do any favors. all giants in the end. game two in the best of seven series in san francisco. if i am cheering for one the other, of course, i'm going for my home state team. >> mild fan. fair weather. all right, coming up, freedom lost. authorities finally catch up with a monkey who has been hanging around tampa for years. but first, a fascinating story, a scientist, a doctor, who says he can prove heaven is real. it's all coming up. ♪ ♪ just keep on living ♪ ♪ how far is heaven? ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by united health care. ♪ how far is heaven that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan,
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♪ how far is heaven ♪ i just keep on i like that song. you don't get to hear from a guy like the one we are about to introduce you to very often. he is making a claim that is impossible to prove. >> but as you'll see, he's very comfortable coming right out and saying it. he says there is a heaven and he has been there. abc's terry moran has this heavenly story. >> reporter: at the alexander home in lynchburg, virginia. grace is different now.
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evan alexander a harvard neurosurgeon who nearly died four years ago when a ferocious e coley meningitis infection attacked his brain and plunged him deep into a coma for a week. brain scans that show the parts that give us consciousness, thought and memory were not functioning. >> they should be a very rich ned work of them all through both sides. yet we don't really see them because they're all filled with pus. >> reporter: doctors gave him up for dead. after a week, evan alexander awoke, with a wondrous memory. did you go to heaven? >> yes. i was rescued by this beautiful spinning white light that had a melody, indescribably beautiful melody with it that opened up into a bright valley. >> reporter: god was there he says as a vast presence of love and eben says there was a young
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woman who soared across heaven with him on a butterfly wing and gave him a message to take back. >> the concepts came straight into my mind. you are loved, you are cherished, there is nothing you have to fear, there is nothing you can do wrong. >> reporter: and that woman, after he recovered, eben saw a picture of his long dead sister who he had never met. it was her. >> it was the most profound experience i have ever had in this life. >> reporter: a lot of people are going to say, doctor, it was an hallucination. >> i know this was not a hallucination. it really occurred and i know it occurred outside of my brain. >> reporter: many of his colleagues in neuroscience are deeply skeptical saying his brain must have produced visions perhaps when he awakened. but alexander says that crystal clear experience he had is incompatible with the random confusion of a brain rebooting. he is now on a mission to share his story. >> our soul, our consciousness,
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our spirit doesn't depend on the existence of the brain and body at all. >> reporter: after he came out of his coma and before he talked to any one else about his near death experience, eben alexander wrote down everything he could remember, 20,000 word, in detail, the young woman on a butterfly wing. and it wasn't until he saw the picture of his long dead sister that he realized it was her. terry moran, abc news, new york. >> interesting. you know, it's like that book "heaven is for real," which is written, the account of a young boy, 4, 5 years old, who went to heaven and saw things that relayed all of that information to his parents. things that he wouldn't have known, and they never told him. so also an interesting take. >> we need a little divine intervention here in the overnight show. >> i know where i am going. >> dear lord, please get us to the day side shift. >> please help rob. >> sometime soon, please, just one time. please, dear lord. day light. long nights of sleep. thank you so much.
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oh. >> the daylight. >> god's like, nah. [ laughter ] >> we'll be back after this, don't go far. pray for us, and her, please. >> mainly him. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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well, things may seem out of sorts these days, but republican conventions come and gone, buccaneers 2-4, the rays didn't bother to make the playoffs. >> all that and a local celebrity is basically now in custody. but as abc's steve osunsami reports that is where he should be. >> reporter: this was one slippery monkey who kept escaping the clutch of authorities and was living the life, swinging through trees in south florida neighborhood, traveling more than 100 miles. >> we know he has been hanging around the tampa area for roughly three years. we have been chasing hem for three years. he is a very resourceful little
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monkey, isn't he? >> reporter: at first families were frightened. then they started cheering him on and a legend was born. ♪ the mystery monkey >> reporter: this monkey has songs in his name, once announce head was running for mayor on twitter and once told nearly 90,000 facebook fan, "today my freedom is taken away from me." police tracked hem to the neighborhood in st. petersburg. they set up a trap and filled it with bananas. he got in and out of the thing twice with bananas in hand. but his third try, authorities were waiting and busted out of the bushes with tranquilizer guns in hand. >> he looks tired. >> he is sleeping it off. >> reporter: florida authorities promise he won't be harmed. >> we're also going to check him for any kind of microchips, tattoos or anything that may lead that he belongs to somebody. >> reporter: after years on the run he need a home and a friend. steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. >> is that your monkey? >> uh-uh, uh-uh.
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>> that's a bird. >> oh, is it? h. >> that's a bird. >> oh, is it? we put a week's worth of bad odors in a home.
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some aerosols may just mix with them. can febreze really remove them? we asked real people what they thought. take a deep breath for me. describe the smell. it's very pleasant. fresh. some kind of flower maybe? remove the blindfold... awww, oh yuck! i didn't smell any of that! febreze air effects doesn't mix, it actually removes odors. [ laughs ] wow, that's incredible. just another way febreze helps you breathe happy.
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♪ ♪ nobody does it better ♪ makes me feel sad for the rest ♪ ♪ nobody does it want to wake me up now? >> finally, this half-hour, bond, james bond, he's back. the new bond film "skyfall" opens here in the u.s. on november 9th. but fans in the uk can see it in theaters starting tomorrow. >> abc's lama hasan landed the posh assignment of the week, headed to the "skyfall" premiere in london. >> reporter: 007 is back.
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>> bond, james bond. >> reporter: i had a question for craig, daniel craig. >> not going to say. >> why? >> reporter: the man with a golden gun is celebrating 50 years on the silver screen." "skyfall," the latest installment has critics saying it may be the best bond yet, guaranteeing classic bond action. bond girls. >> the occasional twist. >> reporter: and oh, yes, the bond car. >> you are here, the bond mobile is behind you and you are listening -- >> that's not a bond mobile. it's an aston martin, my dear. they won't mind if you jump over and go for it. >> reporter: on hand, mi-6s power player, ralph fiennes. >> i challenge them for their competence. i'm a figure of authority. >> reporter: but can craig really top his performance earlier this year when he was truly on her majesty's secret
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service. >> good evening, mr. bond. >> reporter: escorting the queen to the olympics in the true james are bond fashion. scenes even the famously button-upped prince charles didn't want to miss out. the only new show, new mom adele. ♪ let the sky fall >> reporter: who belted out the latest bond song. she was home with her new baby son. lama hasan, abc news. >> lama flirting a little bit with 007 on the red carpet, pretty cool. >> it benefited charities that support former and current members of britain's intelligence agencies. >> very nice. do you have a favorite james bond? >> i love daniel craig. >> really? >> i do. i am excited about this one. people claiming the best one yet. there have been 105. >> early reviews look good. i'm still -- sean connery still. the classic. you can't beat sean. can't beat "world news now." stick with abc, we'll be back. can't beat "world news now." stick with abc, we'll be b
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this morning on "world news now" -- the female factor. the candidates are pushing hard to win the support of undecided women. >> what the latest poll numbers show with a dozen days to go. it's thursday, october 25th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good thursday morning, everyone. thanks for tuning in. i'm paula faris. >> and i'm rob nelson. in a moment, the latest of course from the campaign trail and those lightning rod comments about rain and abortion from a gop senate hopeful. stirred up a lot of reaction on the campaign trail yesterday. also this half-hour -- beware of sandy. the hurricane could unleash an october surprise along the east coast. i'm the first one, i think, we mentioned to criticize the media for hyping weather. and kind of getting --
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>> doomsday? >> kind of getting a little bit overboard here. what it has done in jamaica, about to do in cuba is pretty tough. what it could mean for the east coast this coming weekend is looking far worse than it did maybe 24 hours ago. stay tuned for the latest on that. >> i don't know what you are talking about, the media never sensationalizes anything, rob. also ahead, the jet skier who breached security at jfk, now is speaking out about being at the center of a security breakdown at one of the world's busiest airports. and then tom cruise slaps a celebrity magazine with a defamation lawsuit to the tune of $50 million. the claims and the comeback coming up later in "the skinny." >> the claims, the comeback and the cash. >> a lot of it. we begin with the final sprint to election day as president obama and mitt romney are zigzagging through the country. they are trying their best to sway crucial women voters. >> the president is ahead with women, but romney is still holding his own,remarks from a
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politician that he continues to endorse. more now from abc's david muir. >> reporter: they're the words that have caused a firestorm from a senate candidate who just days ago put up this ad -- an endorsement from mitt romney. >> this fall i am supporting richard mourdock for senate. >> reporter: now that senate candidate reigniting a flash point. when asked in a debate if he supported abortion in race cases of rain, he said this. >> i came to realize life is a gift from god, i think even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape that it is something that god intended to happen. >> reporter: for mitt romney, though, it complicates his final push to appeal to more women voters. president obama leads among women. among the key group, romney is ahead by more than 20 points in our newest polls, increasing that number could be the key to victory. and in that final debate, a moderate tone that might appeal more to women. >> we want a peaceful planet. >> reporter: but on the day of of abortion, shifting tone is more challenging.
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romney during the primaries -- >> do i believe the supreme court should overturn roe v. wade, yes i do. >> reporter: this month he told "the des moines register" this? >> there's no legislation with regards to abortion that i'm familiar with that would become part of my agenda. >> reporter: the president calling these moderate moves an issue of trust. in iowa -- of trust in iowa. >> you can choose to turn back the clock 50 years on women and immigrants and gays. or, in this election, you can stand up for the kind of america that says we, we embrace everybody. >> reporter: and the obama campaign out with its first ad featuring michelle obama. >> every young person in this country has access to good schools. >> reporter: the obama campaign, with two goals with the new ad with michelle obama -- trying to reach women who might be considering romney, trying to convince them to come back to the president and reach hispanic voters. mitt romney coming to iowa where he will rally here and head to the key battleground of ohio. david muir, abc news, cedar rapids, iowa. and president obama made his fifth appearance on "the tonight show" with jay leno, he jokered about giving trick-or-treaters
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from ohio extra large hershey bars and even had a little fun at donald trump's expense saying their beef dates back to when he and trump were growing up in kenya. a good one. on the serious side though, the president did talk about a second term without secretary of state hillary clinton. >> she's done a great job. i would love for her to stay. i think that, she, she's despite my begging, suspect that it's time for her to spend a little more time with her family and -- but, she is an incredible talent. she's been a great partner. i could not be prouder of the work that she has done. >> now when we come back -- >> in an interview, hillary suggesting she may stay on the job longer than expected. the president also urged -- sorry, used the opportunity to urge voters to condemn richard mourdock's remarks about rain and pregnancy. in fact, tweeted out something yesterday, romney refuses to withdraw support for richard mourdock who claims pregnancies from rape are "something god intended."
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police stations backed away, brown from massachusetts, senator mccain, romney has condemned the comments but not withdrawn his endorsement so far. >> mccain has withdrawn his endorsement until he hears some form of apology from mourdock. interestingly enough -- you remember -- jean roe from roe v. wade, she's now featured in a new tv ad. and she is pro-life. obviously wants to overturn roe v. wade. said it was the biggest mistake of her life. she of course is trying to endorse romney which is, an interesting perspective there from the woman who was pivotal in roe v. wade. >> absolutely. one of the hot button issues the country grapples with. that is a big issue that is on the line. that's why they're fighting for the female vote. have to wonder women listening to the mourdock comments on top of the aiken controversy, and flip flopping, romney on abortion itself, how it plays out. that's why see the president pushing up the issue of trust and consistency. see how it plays out. >> romney unleashed the more moderate tone where he says "i'm
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not against abortion in the cases of rape, incest, life of the mother." and not going to get rid of birth control. sos who trying to put that out there, taking more of a moderate approach. >> absolutely. that's part of his big swing to the middle since the primary, for sure. the other story we're following this morning, a major storm which soon could be bearing down on the east coast. >> it would result from the mix of cold air now in the west, and hurricane sandy whose effects are being felt in south florida. with more on sandy and the coming storm here is abc's sam champion. >> reporter: the 18th named storm of the season will cut across cuba and the bahamas before expanding in size as it blows towards the south florida coast friday morning. there are already tropical storm watches there. but where sandy goes next is a bit of an october surprise. it was last october when another storm system dumped more than a foot of snow on halloween. many kids were forced to trick-or-treat in malls as their communities struggled with power outages. east coast power companies are already gearing up for sandy. another thing to keep in mind --
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conditions this year are similar to october 1991. the year of the perfect storm. when hurricane combined with a huge cold weather system, the resulting storm killed 12 people and caused $200 million in damage. when a tropical system combines with a cold system we call it an atmospheric bomb. that's what happened in 1991, that's what many forecasters believe will happen at the end of this week or beginning of next week. the forecast models offer compelling reason for the east coast to stay on alert. sam champion, abc news, new york. >> i wasn't worried about the storm yesterday. this was the line in our evening editorial note. there is a consensus forming in weather forecast models, that hurricane sandy is unlikely to go out to sea. instead it will more likely merge with a strong fall cold front and transition into a powerhouse, possibly historic midlatitude storm along the mid-atlantic and/or northeast
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coast sunday through wednesday. pretty powerful statement, what that storm could do. we, we do seriously have to pay attention to it. >> atmospheric bomb, sam champion stated. >> sounds wonderful. here's a look at your weather. it's going to be a messy morning in denver with the rain and snow mix. severe weather is a threat from milwaukee, chicago, st. louis and dallas. and winds could gust up to 70 miles an hour. seattle and portland are dry. >> santa ana winds will bring warmer temperatures to southern california. it is like january in billings with a high there, only 26. mid -- something -- along the east coast, in the 60s. mild, i should say along the east coast. in the 60s and 70s. in other news this morning, a former goldman sachs executive heading to prison. gupta is the highest profile wall streeter yet convicted as part of a massive conspiracy involving $75 million in illegal trades. prosecutors say gupta leaked information to a billionaire hedge fund owner netting them both huge profits at the very height of the nation's financial crisis.
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gupta will also have to pay a $5 million fine. also, bank of america, just the latest financial institution to be sued over bad mortgages. federal prosecutors are suing for $1 billion in damages. but the suit could ultimately recover a lot more than that. the lawsuit claims that after bank of america bought countrywide it made bad loans and stuck taxpayers with the bill. well, if you watched an nfl game this month, you've seen plenty of pink in support of breast cancer awareness month. and you're going to see even more on sunday. >> not only will players and coaches continue to sport a little bit of pink. the officials in the dolphins/jets' game are going to be using pink penalty flags. >> go bears! >> the league agreed to them after an 11-year-old suggested the idea to commissioner roger goodell in a letter. the boy and his family will be at the game to present the pink flags. to those officials. i love to see the nfl support that every year. >> good for roger goodell. good commissioner. coming up next, an unusual
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facial. some people are paying big bucks to literally get smack sd in the face. what they say it does beside hurt. but first, a breach airport security that's almost inconceivable. the jet skier who swam to shore at jfk now revealing how hard he tried to be seen, but wasn't. it's all coming up. ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by consumer cellular. [ female announcer ] caroline penry began using olay total effects in 2001.
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welcome back. an abc news exclusive now, a follow-up to a story that we told you over the summer, how can you forget the guy who in an effort to save his own life swam to new york's jfk airport. >> this is a crazy story. then he managed to avoid its elaborate security system and made his way to safety. now he is talking to abc's jim avila. >> reporter: america's airports are not as secure as the public might think. from rogue pilots climbing the fence at st. george, utah. driving a jet into the terminal or this 2010 wild ride at dallas' love field. >> tower what's the protocol for something like this? he is coming at us, can we move? >> reporter: perhaps the jaw dropper of all perimeter security breakdowns came on an august night at water-logged hands of a marooned jet skier off jfk's shoreline runways in new york. >> i walked right across without any type of problem. i didn't get seen. >> reporter: danny casillo wasn't out to expose anything, but when his jet ski broke down
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forcing him to swim to shore, only to land up on an eight-foot airport security fence, he thought surely he would be spotnd and saved. >> the whole intention the whole time was to make myself seen. >> reporter: his next move, jumping the fence showed everyone, even the best airports with tens of millions of dollars spent on cameras, motion detectors and a security plan can fail in dramatic fashion. >> i thought again, well, now, i'm over the fence. i'm in this airport. they're going to help me. nothing. >> reporter: danny then walked across at least one runway and a taxiway, finally stumbling, cold and disoriented into delta terminal 3. >> here i am, can you help me. >> reporter: danny was arrested ultimately convicted of misdemeanor trespass, the only one punished for the massive security breach. the port authority says it has increased patrols and demanded an explanation from its security firm. an effort to dramatically improve the system's functionality. >> i definitely think it is time to relook at perimeter security. these are early warning signs.
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>> reporter: jfk at least now made more secure because of a lost jet skier. jim avila, abc news, new york. >> when you think of all the cameras, should have spotted him, motion sensors in the piece. i fear when i see all the airport security stories, if there are terrorist groups in the country watching that stuff. they go, uh-huh. another weak point. let's go there. that's the frightening point to me. >> he has to scale the fence, the barbed wire on top. amazing. >> first layer of defense. got through two, three more. it's scary. jfk get it together. >> hope the airports are safe. not your luggage. >> when we come back, we'll see what is shaking in "the skinny." ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. ♪ skinny so skinny
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well acres bit of a downer for jessica simpson as she prepared to her wedding to her fiance. she learned her parents are getting divorced after 34 years of marriage. yes. her mom filed for divorce from her father joe, after 34 years. they got married back in 1978. according to "entertainment tonight," it's an amicable split there is no third party. we heard all kinds of salacious
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rumors as to why. they're debunking that. saying the rumors are completely false. they did list their home, back in august, kind of giving people a little bit of a precursor this might be happening. and it was back in august that joe pleaded not guilty to dui charges. guilty to dui charges. but, 34 years of marriage. when she filed she said in the divorce papers that the marriage has become insupportable because of discord or conflict of personalities. so, everybody in the family has been divorced. ashley, jessica and now the parents. >> hey, 50% of marriages fail. the percentage, higher in that family. >> 100%. bobby brown shockingly back in the news again. and shockingly not for something good. he has been arrested for the 400th time, arrested early wednesday morning, out in l.a. for yet, driving under the influence. happened about 1:00 a.m. when a cop spotted the 43-year-old kind of driving oddly on the road. pulled him over. gave the test. he failed. locked up again. this is his second dui arrest this year. in march, busted for the same thing in the very same part of
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town. all of this interestingly coincides with the new whitney houston family reality show that debuted wednesday night on lifetime. kind of the relationship between the family, bobby brown, kind of is the center of the show, plus the, rumor, or speculation out there that whitney's daughter, kristina, married engaged to the young man whitney brought into the house kind of as her brother, kristina's brother. so that's a weird situation so who knows what's real and what's publicity for the show. bobby brown, never dull, back in the headlines again. here's something that's really. tom cruise filed a $50 million defamation lawsuit against "life & style" magazine because of articles related to him abandoning, his daughter, suri. he doesn't file lawsuits a lot. but his attorney said in this case, sleaze peddlers are trying to make money about the actor's relationship with his daughter. he is a caring father who loves suri dearly.
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it's a vicious lie. he filed in l.a. if he does win, all of the money will go to charity. all $50 million. >> wow. >> you have to believe, whatever you think about tom cruise, i am sure he loves his daughter. >> he does love his daughter. >> takes that stuff to heart. we'll see how it plays out in court. >> you know what my favorite halloween candy is? any idea? >> all of them. skittles. >> eye candy. guess who is showing us her new halloween costume. >> good one! >> you like that one, don't you? heidi klum known for elaborate halloween costumes over the years. well, this year, got a picture of her. she's going as cleopatra. she had a high-end costume guy put the thing together. crystals, big headpiece, giant gold wings from the guy who designs wings from victoria's secret angels show. she's giving us a sneak peek. we'll see the real deal in a few days but looking hot as always. >> yes, she will. a hot morning on "good morning america," oprah is scheduled to guest host. >> my queen. >> 7:30. jumping on the "gma" couch. >> everybody. you get a car, lara, you get a
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car, josh, you get a car, george! you get a car, everybody. good luck, she'll rock the house. you get a car, everybody. good luck, she'll rock the house. then i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call now and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, it helps pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and could save you thousands in out-of-pocket costs. to me, relationships matter. i've been with my doctor for 12 years. now i know i'll be able to stick with him. [ male announcer ] with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. plus, there are no networks, and you never need a referral to see a specialist.
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so don't wait. call now and request this free decision guide to help you better understand medicare... and which aarp medicare supplement plan might be best for you. there's a wide range to choose from. we love to travel -- and there's so much more to see. so we found a plan that can travel with us. anywhere in the country. [ male announcer ] join the millions of people who have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp, an organization serving the needs of people 50 and over for generations. remember, all medicare supplement insurance plans help cover what medicare doesn't pay. and could save you thousands a year in out-of-pocket costs. call now to request your free decision guide. and learn more about the kinds of plans that will be here for you now -- and down the road. i have a lifetime of experience. so i know how important that is.
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♪ anything, yes, i'd do anything ♪ ♪ anything for you ♪
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♪ forever young i want to be forever young ♪ okay. finally this half hour, it's going to be really easy to see why we decided that this is our favorite story of the day! that's because it is all about face slapping. >> that's right. as in you actually pay a hefty price to be slapped in the face. nick watt went to san francisco and took a few for the team. ♪ >> reporter: that is taita, a pioneer in our universal and vain search for beauty. she takes a face and slaps it. >> don't give a care if you want to be beautiful and handsome. >> reporter: recently trained in thailand, taita claims she is the first face slapping practitioner in the western hemisphere. >> hi. >> reporter: how are you?
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that is taita's fellow, with the business brain, big desk and chutzpah to charge $350 for each 15-minute session. >> we will do our best to make you look more handsome. >> reporter: taita claims she can mold me into a matinee model. can you make me look like ryan gosling? is that no? pretty soon they're claiming results. >> you see the jawline right here? on this side, you don't see a jawline. >> reporter: then it was jenna, our producer's turn. would you describe this as measurable, jenna? >> mm-mm? >> reporter: of course, there is no medical evidence this really works. although doctors concede it might improve circulation and bring on a healthy flush. in thailand for years they have been slapping faces and chests to enlarge, and something else that roughly translates as butt punching.
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this morning on "world news now" -- hurricane sandy is getting stronger and the powerful storm could pummel the east coast. >> sandy could be on a dangerous collision course with millions in its path. it's thursday, october 25th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, everybody. i'm paula faris. >> and i'm rob nelson. we will get the latest on the ominous outlook for hurricane sandy coming up in just a moment. the fallout, 24, 48 hours ago. it was going to swing back out to sea harmlessly. now looking like it could be making a beeline for the east coast. not the news we wanted to hear. >> this is something that forecasters cannot agree on right now the path it is going to take. also ahead, under arrest. police in colorado nab a suspect in the murder of 10-year-old jessica ridgeway. a teenager who lived just a mile
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away. also this half hour, you don't snooze, you don't lose. the new research about sleep deprivation and packing on the pounds. again, another story that brightens our spirits here on the overnight show. >> my midsection getting a little beefier with that story. and then, lost and found. a home foreclosure story that ended with happiness and hug, thanks to the extra effort of one caring individual. but first, hurricane sandy is pounding cuba this morning. with winds of 115 miles an hour. we have got word a little while ago out is category 3, status, that may change. a major hurricane now. it made landfall overnight just west of santiago, cuba. go ahead. >> i'm sorry, earlier, sandy lashed jamaica with heavy rain and strong wind gusts. at least two people have died as a result of the storm. and the effects of sandy
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already being felt in south florida. beachgoers being warned about dangerous rip currents and high waves. likely sandy will produce tropical storm condition as long the southeastern florida coast, upper keys and florida bay by tomorrow morning. by friday morning, it will hit land. and forecasters warning that sandy would marry up with a powerful cold front now in the west to produce damaging weather in the northeast by next week. >> saying this thing could produce effects from sunday to wednesday. something to watch for several days now. they're calling it an atmospheric bomb which could explode just in time for all of that trick-or-treating for halloween. here's accuweather meteorologist jim dickey with more. good morning, rob and paula. well, here is hurricane sandy. you see a massive storm system. center of circulation in cuba as we speak. with the cloud field extending far northward. now heading through the next 24 to 48 hours, this will bring soaking rainfall, gusty winds through the bahamas, rain,
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squalls, and tropical storm force wind with soaking rain. heading forward, interacting with the system moving across the midwest. as we head into next week, likely impacts into new england. rob and paula, back to you. >> thanks a lot, jim. the note we got overnight. as you point out, models disagree on where the storm will recur. and make landfall. and simulations vary from the mid-atlantic all the way up to maine. it remains a chance that it's growing smaller now and the thing will move out to sea and not harm anybody but they're having trouble determining the path here. it could affect a large part of the east coast. the next few days are going to be pretty critical. >> in jamaica, mandating 24-hour curfews to avoid looting that might go on in situations like this. >> keep is here on abc for the very latest. for today's weather. cloudy and drizzle in the northeast. clear by afternoon. nice in philly and d.c. santa ana winds, 60 miles an hour in california. >> denver wakes up to temperatures 30 degrees colder than yesterday. it will be mild in the southeast with new orleans and miami in the mid-80s. seattle and portland, in the mid 50s.
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moving on now with the race for the white house now entering its final laps, both candidates are on the road. trying should shore up support. president obama made a pitch for a chunk of the late night tv audience with a visit to the jay leno "tonight show." last night, the president criticized republican senate candidate richard mourdock for his comments about rape and pregnancy. then he was asked if he is glad if the debates are finally over. >> the whole point of these debates is to make sure the american people understand the stakes. and everything i was saying was true, but if you don't have the energy and the presentation that makes people kind of snap up and say, all right, i get it, then you're not doing your job. >> things did take a lighter turn as well, when leno asked the president about donald trump's new offer that came out yesterday, to donate $5 million to charity if the president turned over his college records as well as his passport information.
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>> what's this thing with trump and you? i don't -- he's like -- it's like me and letterman. what's he got against you here [ laughter ] i don't get it, you know. >> this all dates back to when we were growing up together in kenya. >> nice one-liner, mr. president. well, today, mr. obama competes his two-day, 5,300-mile cross-country campaign swing in florida, virginia, ohio, all key battleground states. also in his home state of illinois where he will cast his in person early vote. well, the republican challenger, mitt romney is racking up road miles of his own crisscrossing through nevada, iowa and ohio. romney is focused on one of his familiar campaign themes, the economy. he is urging potential voters to consider their personal circumstances, saying he's the one who can get things, quote, cooking again. >> i believe this is a defining election. defining for the nation, but
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also defining for your family. and i say that because, it will make a difference this election will. a difference for the nation, a difference for the families of america. and a difference for your own family. >> today, romney will spend the entire day on the stump in the pivotal battleground states of ohio. drumming up support there. and if he does takes ohio -- takes the election, he'll become the first republican challenger to win the election without winning ohio. >> obama still up by five points in ohio, encouraging to the campaign. still so tight in so many states. it's going to be a nail-biter of an election, everyone knows that. and the way it's looking right now, romney is doing very well among white men. the president is doing very well among women and hispanics. that's why you see emphasis on the ground game, getting those supporters out to the polls. whoever gets their people out, that's whose going to be in the white house come january. so that's the game right now. obama has an embedded ground
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game. and romney is going to try to keep pace with, incumbency factor when it comes to the ground game apparatus in motion already. >> but evening over the next couple of week, they're going to spend $80 million combined on tv advertising. that money could be used. >> people always say that. imagine money on campaigns went to education, hunger, medical research. pick something. but, anyway, big bucks. have fun in the battleground states. you're getting bombarded for the next 13 days or so. all right. well, police in suburban denner are still removing evidence from the home of a teenage college student in custody for the kidnapping and murder of a 10-year-old jessica ridgeway. abc's brandi hitt in los angeles with details. good morning. >> reporter: jessica ridgeway's family tells abc news they're glad an arrest was made. now they pray justice will prevail. the break in the jessica ridgeway murder case. the 10-year-old's family has been waiting for. >> we have made an arrest in the jessica ridgeway case.
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17-year-old austin sigg is in our custody. >> reporter: austin sigg a community college student arrested wednesday morning at this a home near ketner lake not far from where jessica's body was found earlier this month. she vanished on october 5th while walking to school. >> we're all worn out, everybody in the family is worn to a frazzle. >> reporter: jessica's family watched for three weeks as police searched for evidence in nearby fields and parks. detectives say it was a phone call that led them to sigg. they're thoroughly searching his home and impounded this vehicle. >> we hope and pray that this arrest gives them some measure of closure. >> reporter: investigators are also linking sigg to an attempted abduction five months ago near the same lake. a jogger told police a man grabbed her from behind but she escaped. this bizarre clue, a small wooden cross was also found at one of the crime scenes. in the past, detectives thought it belonged to jessica's killer. but didn't reveal any new details abut the cross they are charging sigg with five criminal
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counts for both cases. >> charges will be filed within the next couple of days. and then we start a different process. >> reporter: police say this is just the beginning in a long process seeking justice for jessica. sigg is scheduled to make his first court appearance this morning. rob, paula. >> our thanks to brandi for that story. and a missing little girl from missouri is safe after being rescued from a convicted sex offender. an amber alert had been issued for 5-year-old abigail berthoff after she was kidnapped from her home. police spotted the adorable girl in the sex offender's car at the stoplight. they say she appeared unharmed but was taken to the hospital as a precaution. thank god for amber alerts. >> a happy ending for once to one of the stories. financial news this morning, asian stocks are mostly higher today on positive signs about the economy in china. markets in the u.s. were calm yesterday after the steep selloff the day before. the dow was down 25 points.
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there was a bright spot though, facebook had its best day since its stock market debut back in may. makes our producer jack very happy. also, many facebook employees who were only rich on paper will have real wealth now. today their so-called restricted stocks units convert into stock. with a cash value of $5.2 billion. the shares will remain locked up until monday. owners can then cash in by selling them on the stock market. enjoy all that green, facebook. well, book lovers across the country are checking their accounts after the startling security breach at barnes & noble. >> little did they know they swiped their credit card at the largest bookstore chain, tech savvy thieves were swiping their personal information. here's abc's pierre thomas. >> reporter: barnes & noble announced it has been the victim of a massive sophisticated scheme targeting credit and
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debit cards. thieves went after pin pads, we use to swipe our credit and debit cards for purchases. 63 stores in nine states were hit. affecting potentially thousands of customers. each time a purchase was made, the pin pad beamed the customer's private financial information to the crooks. crooks could withdraw money from bank accounts and make unauthorized credit purchases. >> scary. >> i am worried. >> reporter: we went to stores in new york and california. and the pin pad devices were gone. barnes & noble was so concerned it took pin pads out of 700 stores nationwide. it's unclear how the thieves infiltrated the stories. what is clear ominous potential for thieves to run up thousands in purchases ruin credit and even steal customer identities. >> they have to now monitor their credit reports. they have to monitor their bank statements. >> reporter: authorities warn they're expecting more scams like this targeting other stores. pierre thomas, abc news, new york. well, the man who captured some of the most haunting images of the holocaust has died at age
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of 95. >> wilhelm blass was a polish photographer who was carted off to auschwitz during the war. taking pictures of naked emaciated children. after the war he had nightmares for years about the victim he's photographed. at least he left behind that telling evidence of the atrocities there. changing gears, literally. drivers in texas are putting the pedal to the metal, hitting a new toll road with the nation's fastest speed limit. >> the final 41-mile stretch of highway 130 opened yesterday after three years of construction, and drives, get this, can legally go up to 85 miles an hour. the new road is expected to ease traffic on the crowded i-35 corridor between austin and san antonio. >> well, i traveled to austin last month. nothing but open road. we are flying, it was a little frightening.
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the speed limit there is, you know, 85 now. people are exceeding that by ten miles an hour. >> that's why, public safety folks are saying, you say 85. people will go 95, you know the deal. but -- >> uh-huh. >> enjoy the need for speed down in texas. coming up, new research or sleep deprivation shows it could be the worst thing for your waistline. >> just what we need to hear. plus, lost and found. how a woman who lost her home to foreclosure was able to find some of the memories she left behind. you're watching "world news now." ♪ i still haven't found what i'm looking for ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by just for men auto stop. ♪ but i still haven't found what i'm looking for ♪
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♪ but i still haven't found what i'm looking for ♪ ♪ what i'm looking for who doesn't love u2, man? one of the classics getting us into the mood for the next one. the next story deals with something of a reunion. >> yes, a reunion and a guy who simply did the right thing and got a little help from the media along the way. our houston station has the details. >> reporter: manuel medina cleans out foreclosed homes for a living. >> the stuff of value i take and give it to charity. other stuff goes out to the trash. >> reporter: occasionally, medina comes across personal information. during a recent job, he found that and much more. >> something fell out that caught my eye. i opened it up. and it was -- just showed me various things, about her navy life. she was in the u.s. navy. >> reporter: the binder belongs
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to prince harris, it included life insurance policies, birth certificates and savings bonds of face value of nearly $2,000. >> i'm sure they can use it wherever they went. >> reporter: medina says his search for harris turned up no lead. >> so i called you. >> reporter: we called the u.s. department of veteran affairs within one hour we got a call from prince harris. we drove out to reunite her with the binder. >> oh, gee, i can't thank you enough. can i give you a hug? oh, thank you. >> reporter: harris said she left her former home in a hurry because her husband was very sick. now harris lives with her sister. >> i was down to my last dime. honestly i was. my sister just took me in. >> reporter: medina who was in the navy himself says he's just happy to help a fellow vet. >> you want to the trouble for us. >> thank you. thank you. i got to get another hug. oh, thank you very much. >> reporter: enjoy. >> i love the south. >> she is grateful. i love that story.
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all right. up next here on this friday eve, something, we unfortunately, know very little about. >> getting a good night's sleep. or good day's sleep, right. more important than we ever new. we'll be right back. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ close your eyes >> huh? >> so, we are here, on the air, in the very early morning, late night, whatever you call it. and if we didn't know the difference, we would say it was the middle of the night. that's my take. >> you are watching, presumably you are awake, apparently not too good for your waistline. as abc's dr. timothy johnson reports. wake up. >> reporter: nearly one-third of americans report getting less
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than six hours of sleep a night. and over 35% of americans are obese. a study in the journal of academy of nutrition and dietetics suggests there may be a connection. reviewing previous studies, researchers examine the effects of partial sleep defined as 4 to 6 hours of sleep a night on hormone levels in the blood and on hunger levels and eating habits. they found that partial sleep deprivation may cause you to eat more overall, put you at risk of overeating in the evening, and increase your intake of foods high in dietary fat. the authors recommend evaluating sleep patterns and trying to get enough sleep regularly for those trying to manage their weight. i'm dr. timothy johnson. >> mm. oh, yeah. oh, yeah. >> wake up, what are you dreaming about? >> give me more, girl. come on now, don't be bashful. >> talking about the potato chips, everybody.
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get your minds out of the gutter. >> we'll bring our fat butts back after the break. get your minds out of the gutter. >> we'll bring our fat butts back after the break. follow the wings.
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speaking of getting fat -- >> we're still eating. >> we're eating again. >> chips. skittles. >> there is a reason. >> there is a reason. because today, october 25th, is national pasta day. >> indeed. >> thank you, italy. >> we love y'all. i have a chicken primavera. pretty delicious here. good shot. there you go. >> i just have spaghetti and a big old meatball. >> you said during the break, you could get the whole thing in your mouth you are not going to go for it on the air, though? you said it would not be ladylike. >> national something on a stick day, right? do you know how many types of pasta there are? >> i'll say 30. >> 600 types of pasta. >> really? >> national pasta day around since 1995. and it began in rome.
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>> excellent. >> how about them apples. >> excellent. you keep eating. >> i didn't know they had a close-up camera of me with the meatball. >> just take a nibble. >> no. >> she is shy today. while she is eating her pasta. i will move on to story two here. there you go. i have been skeptical of people who say they work at home. let's face it, a different environment at home than at the office. so they did a survey here and found these interesting habits here. people who spend all day in their pajamas, 64%. naked on the job once in the last year, 19%. some people admitted to taking business calls while handling their business in the bathroom. 80% of folks who work from home say they do with the tv on. 72% said they do chores on the company's dime. nearly a third admit they have done food or clothes shopping while at work. and 40% said they visited gym or do some form of exercise while at home. and 15% said the best perk was
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being able to smoke in the office. so people who work at home, they handle, their work life is a little different than those of us who come to an office or studio or whatever. >> can we take the broadcast to our homes? >> ooh, the things you would learn and see. >> why say pretty much already know it. >> quite a scene. this is interesting. you know how you even talk about yawning or see somebody yawn and you will yawn. >> contagious. >> not contagious in puppies. at least with dogs, contagious with dogs, grown dog sees another grown dog. puppies they kind of grow into the whole phenomenon of seeing another dog yawn. puppies went do it right away until they get older. kids, same thing hold true for human children. >> and i'm not a dog person. cute puppies though. take a look at the great photo, president obama, don't worry about the president. look to the upper left of the screen. look at my boy stealing a kiss from his classmate while the president was hugging those kids down at the school. well done. got a little player,ñcñ?xús1@@ú?
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this morning on "world news now" -- sandy sets her sights on the east coast. this growing storm could bring floods, winds and even snow to some of america's largest cities. >> this morning, some forecasters fear this storm could be a real halloween monster. it's thursday, october 25th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." almost to the weekend. happy thursday, everybody, i'm paula faris. >> could be a wet weekend for some, too, that's right. good morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. we'll have much more on what is looking like a growing weather threat for much of the country. but first, let's have a look at some other stories that we're going to follow for you in this half hour of the show. it is a foot race to the finish. president obama and mitt romney step off on a frenetic tour of battleground states and with another day of course comes some new polls. but these ever-changing numbers
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may not be the ones that matter. >> i have a feeling we are going to be here deep into the night election night, deep into the next morning i should say. >> oh, yeah, this is going to be a tight one. everyone get ready for the 6th. also this half hour, proof of an afterlife. we'll introduce you to a scientist who says heaven is real. how does he know? well, he says that he has been there. fascinating perspective on the afterlife. and later, a celebrated fugitive finally captured. the mystery monkey of tampa bay on the lam for three years, behind bars in a cage of his own making. how he was finally collared. apparently, there's been a longstanding mystery in tampa bay about this monkey. and it's solved. and we're going to bring it to you tonight. >> we can all sleep easy. >> indeed, curious george. but first, forecasters are warning the east coast could be
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facing a dangerous and powerful storm that could bring heavy rain as well as snow. >> the effects of hurricane sandy already being felt in the florida keys. accu-weather meteorologist jim dickey joining us with the latest. hi, jim. good morning, rob and paula. well, hurricane sandy is moving across cuba as we speak. will emerge in open waters and track across the bahamas. bringing soaking, rainfall there. outer squalls will bring flooding rain, powerful winds, tropical force at times in southern florida. this much we know for sure. also a cold front will move across the nation's midsection through today and through friday. the two systems going to interact. potential for an historic storm. now, as this cold air moves its way eastward, it will interact with sandy and moves its way northward, likely then curving the storm back into the northeast and new england. that will be a storm unlike we have seen in quite some time here if ever flooding rain, some heavy snow on the table. watch the storm headed forward. rob, paula, back to you. and jamaica, meantime is
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recovering from the first direct hit by the eye of the hurricane since gilbert back in 1988. authorities closed the international airports. police ordered 48-hour curfews in major towns to keep people off the streets and to deter looting. at least two people have died. an elderly man in jamaica whose home was crushed by a boulder. and a woman in hereby haiti. in other news this morning, security forces in egypt have killed a man believed to be involved in the deadly september 11th attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. authorities say the suspect known only as hazim had returned to cairo from libya. he died in a fire fight after attacking egyptian officers. meanwhile, a tunisian man who has been arrested on terrorism charges. now to the race for the white house as the clock ticks to election day. president obama getting one vote he can certainly count on. he's making a stop in chicago
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today to cast his ballot early. and mitt romney is focusing on the all-important state of ohio. abc's karen travers has more. good morning, karen. >> reporter: good morning, rob and paula. the final sprint to the finish line is under way. yesterday was the busiest day on the campaign trail yet with both candidates out there in the battleground states trying to lock down support. contenders are kicking it into high gear. >> now, this is the first stop on our 48-hour fly-around, campaign marathon extravaganza. we are going to pull an all-nighter. no sleep. >> he is even taking air force one to florida. the president is delivering his closing argument. >> we've been through tough times over the past four years, we have been through tougher times before. we are always moving forward. that's why i am asking for your vote today. >> reporter: mitt romney has a closing argument, too. >> it doesn't feel like forward. it feels like backward. we'll take back the white house. >> reporter: and with both campaigns making a significant push for women voters a controversial comment from a
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republican senate candidate is causing the party and romney headaches. indiana republican richard mourdock said a pregnancy that resulted from rape is something god intended. he says he believes rape is evil. >> if they came away with any impression other than that i truly regret it. >> reporter: romney's campaign disagrees with mourdock's original comment. but so far, they haven't asked him to take down this ad. >> this fall, i'm supporting richard mourdock for senate. >> reporter: both campaigns are still focused on the small number of remaining undecided voters. but at this point their strategy has also shifted to really shoring up their base and nailing down as many early votes as they can. rob, paula, back to you. we have seen the polls, the small shifts by small fractions. and these past few weeks have been like watching a political tennis match pretty much. back and forth. but the numbers that really count are those, of course, in the electoral college. abc's jake tapper explains.
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>> reporter: if obama holds traditionally democratic states and picks up just three battlegrounds where polls show he has small leads, ohio, iowa and wisconsin, he wins. what's more he is also ahead in battleground nevada and new hampshire. now look at romney, these are the traditionally republican states. the ones he is expected to keep. he's also slightly ahead in battlegrounds colorado, florida, virginia and north carolina. even if he wins all four it is not enough. obama still wins the electoral college. >> now, important to note here, even though the president is ahead in many of these states, he still has not crossed the 50% mark in most of them. that means there remains enough undecided voters for either candidate to win. this reinforces the fact of how tight this thing really is. really, eight, nine states as we have been saying for weeks now will make or break one man either way. >> seems like, president obama is getting almost unanimous support from the black vote and you look at mitt romney's numbers he has a 17-point lead among men, 15-point advantage
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for obama among women. 75% of hispanics polling for obama as well. it is amazing to think as tight as this is, it is going to come done to a couple thousand, maybe, less than 100,000 votes. >> oh, yeah, and we've seen this play out before. saw how tight ohio was in '04. florida debacle in 2000. >> hanging chads. >> hopefully won't see a replay. one interesting demographic note here in terms of why romney is seeing some movement positively in his direction. one example, white men in particular those who lack a college degree. almost recent shifts. trust on the economy and perceived economic empathy. most of the movement, among that, white men, and that is kind of why, the demographic reason why romney has seen, you know, so much momentum at his back since debate season started. but obama is still five points
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ahead according to the "time" poll in ohio, obviously a critical state. but even that is still tight. >> like i said, we'll be here late into the morning of the 7th. >> crunching the numbers. >> we'll be here late into the morning on the 7th. drinking a lot of coffee. to the global economy. asian stock markets are higher as investors kept their sights on upbeat news about china's economy. here at home, the dow was down 25 points after that huge selloff the day before. there were a few bright spots. facebook had its best day since the stock debut in may. and bank of america is the latest financial institution to be sued over bad mortgages. federal prosecutors are looking for $1 billion in damages. but the suit could ultimate low recover much more than that. the lawsuit claims that after bank of america bought count countrywide, it made bad loans and stuck taxpayers with the bill. the teenager arrested for the abduction and murder of 10-year-old jessica ridgeway in colorado makes his first court appearance this morning. austin sigg is a college student that lives less than a mile from the ridgeway home.
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police are crediting the community of westminster for thousands of tips they say were instrumental in making the arrest. >> and we hope and pray that this arrest gives them some measure of closure. in dealing with this horrible tragedy and loss that they have suffered. >> classmates of sigg say he is a smart student, interested in forensics and even mortuary science. earlier this year he won second place in a "csi" student competition. well, a manhunt is currently under way near los angeles after a pair of shootings left three people dead and two others injured. the victims are believed to be members of the same family. three were shot at the family owned fire extinguisher business in the city of downey. and the others at a nearby home. the survivors did not recognize the gunman and he does not appear to be a former employee or acquaintance. coco, florida, is making
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sure people keep their underwear to themselves by forcing them to pull up their pants. city council passed an ordnance declaring saggy pants illegal. it bans pants or shirts that hang more than three inches below the waistline. starting in january, first time violators will be fined 25 bucks. it will run them 50 bucks for a second offense. 100 for a third. >> i vacationed in coco beach, florida, back in high school. >> did you keep your skirt up? >> kept my bikini top up, and bikini bottom up as well. >> there we go, the new face of money. oh, man. all right, well, some sad news all the detroit tigers' fans out there. >> whatever. >> including, paula faris to my left. >> that's right. >> i'm a mild fan. >> oh, oh. >> because it is my home state. >> tempered opinion having lost. the san francisco giants are out to an early world series lead, thanks to three home runs from pablo sandoval, he's just the
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fourth player ever to get three homers in a world series game. >> the long layoff didn't do any favors. all giants in the end. won 8-3. game two in the best of seven series in san francisco. if i am cheering for one the other, of course, i'm going for my home state team. >> mild fan. fair weather. all right, coming up, freedom lost. authorities finally catch up with a monkey who has been hanging around tampa for years. but first, a fascinating story, a doctor, a scientist, who says he can prove heaven is real. it's all coming up. ♪ just keep on living ♪ ♪ how far is heaven? >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by united health care. ♪ how far is heaven that's a good thing, but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan,
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♪ i just keep on ♪ how far is heaven ♪ i just keep on i like that song. you don't get to hear from a guy like the one we are about to introduce you to very often. he is making a claim that is impossible to prove. >> but as you'll see, he's very comfortable coming right out and saying it. he says there is a heaven and he has been there. abc's terry moran has this heavenly story. >> reporter: at the alexander home in lynchburg, virginia. grace is different now.
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eben alexander is a harvard neurosurgeon who nearly died four years ago when a ferocious e. coli meningitis infection attacked his brain and plunged him deep into a coma for a week. brain scans that show the parts that give us consciousness, thought and memory were not functioning. >> they should be a very rich network of them all through both sides. yet we don't really see them because they're all filled with pus. >> reporter: doctors gave him up for dead. but after a week, eben alexander awoke with, he says, a wondrous memory. did you go to heaven? >> yes. i was rescued by this beautiful spinning white light that had a melody, indescribably beautiful melody with it that opened up into a bright valley. >> reporter: god was there he says as a vast presence of love and eben says there was a young woman who soared across heaven with him on a butterfly wing and gave him a message to take back.
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>> the concepts came straight into my mind. you are loved, you are cherished, there is nothing you have to fear, there is nothing you can do wrong. >> reporter: and that woman, after he recovered, eben saw a picture of his long dead sister who he had never met. it was her. >> it was the most profound experience i have ever had in this life. >> reporter: a lot of people are going to say, doctor, it was an hallucination. >> i know this was not a hallucination. it really occurred and i know it occurred outside of my brain. >> reporter: many of his colleagues in neuroscience are deeply skeptical saying his brain must have produced visions perhaps when he awakened. but alexander says that crystal clear experience he had is incompatible with the random confusion of a brain rebooting. he is now on a mission to share his story. >> our soul, our consciousness, our spirit doesn't depend on the existence of the brain and body at all.
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>> reporter: after he came out of his coma and before he talked to any one else about his near death experience, eben alexander wrote down everything he could remember, 20,000 words. he described in detail, that young woman on the butterfly wing. and it wasn't until he saw the picture of his long dead sister that he realized it was her. terry moran, abc news, new york. >> interesting. you know, it's like that book "heaven is for real," which is written, the account of a young boy, 4, 5 years old, who went to heaven and saw things that relayed all of that information to his parents. things that he wouldn't have known, and they never told him. so also an interesting take. >> we need a little divine intervention here in the overnight show. >> i know where i am going. >> dear lord, please get us to the day side shift. >> please help rob. >> sometime soon, please, just one time. please, dear lord. please. daylight. long nights of sleep. thank you so much. oh. >> the daylight.
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>> god's like, nah. [ laughter ] >> we'll be back after this, don't go far. pray for us, and her, please. >> mainly him. >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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well, things may seem out of sorts these days, but republican conventions come and gone, buccaneers 2-4, the rays didn't bother to make the playoffs. >> all that and a local celebrity is basically now in custody. but as abc's steve osunsami reports that is where he should be. >> reporter: this was one slippery monkey who kept escaping the clutch of authorities and was living the life, swinging through trees in south florida neighborhood, traveling more than 100 miles. >> we know he has been hanging around the tampa area for roughly three years. we have been chasing hem for three years. he is a very resourceful little monkey, isn't he? >> reporter: at first families were frightened.
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then they started cheering him on and a legend was born. ♪ the mystery monkey >> reporter: this monkey has songs in his name, once announce he was running for mayor on twitter and once told nearly 90,000 facebook fans, "today my freedom is taken away from me." police tracked him to this neighborhood in st. petersburg. they set up a trap and filled it with bananas. he got in and out of the thing twice with bananas in hand. but his third try, authorities were waiting and busted out of the bushes with tranquilizer guns in hand. >> he looks tired. >> he is sleeping it off. >> reporter: florida authorities promise he won't be harmed. >> we're also going to check him for any kind of microchips, tattoos or anything that may lead that he belongs to somebody. >> reporter: after years on the run, he needs a home and a friend. steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. >> is that your monkey? >> uh-uh, uh-uh. >> that's a bird.
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♪ ♪ nobody does it better ♪ makes me feel sad for the rest ♪ ♪ nobody does it want to wake me up now? >> finally, this half hour, bond, james bond, he's back. the new bond film "skyfall" opens here in the u.s. on november 9th. but fans in the uk can see it in theaters starting tomorrow. >> abc's lama hasan landed the posh assignment of the week, headed to the "skyfall" premiere in london. >> 007 reporting for duty. >> reporter: 007 is back. >> bond, james bond. >> reporter: but i had a question for craig, daniel craig.
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>> not going to say -- yet. >> why? >> yet. >> reporter: the man with a golden gun is celebrating 50 years on the silver screen." "skyfall," the latest installment has critics saying it may be the best bond yet, guaranteeing classic bond action. bond girls. >> who doesn't appreciate the occasional twist? >> reporter: and oh, yes, the bond car. >> you are here, the bond mobile is behind you and you are listening -- >> that's not a bond mobile. it's an aston martin, my dear. >> reporter: it was starting to feel like -- >> go get a ride. they won't mind if you jump over and go for it. >> reporter: on hand, mi-6s power player, ralph fiennes. >> i only have one question, why not? >> i challenge him and bond for their incompetence. i'm a figure of authority. >> reporter: but can craig really top his performance earlier this year when he was truly on her majesty's secret service? >> good evening, mr. bond. >> reporter: escorting the queen to the olympics in the true
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james are bond fashion. scenes even the famously button-upped prince charles didn't want to miss out. the only new show, new mom adele. ♪ let the sky fall >> reporter: who belted out the latest bond song. she was home with her new baby son. lama hasan, abc news. london. >> lama flirting a little bit with 007 on the red carpet, very cool. >> the premiere actually had a purpose. it benefited charities that support former and current members of britain's intelligence agencies. >> very nice. do you have a favorite james bond? >> i love daniel craig. >> really? >> i do. i am excited about this one. people claiming the best one yet. there have been 105. >> early reviews look good. i'm still -- sean connery still. the classic. you can't beat sean. can't beat "world news now." stick with abc, we'll be back. can't beat "world news now." stick wi
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this morning on "world news now" -- the female factor. the candidates are pushing hard to win the support of undecided women. >> what the latest poll numbers show with a dozen days to go. it's thursday, october 25th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." good thursday morning, everyone. thanks for tuning in. i'm paula faris. >> and i'm rob nelson. in a moment, the latest of course from the campaign trail and those lightning rod comments about rain and abortion from a gop senate hopeful. stirred up a lot of reaction on the campaign trail yesterday. also this half hour, beware of sandy. the powerful hurricane could unleash an october surprise along the east coast. i'm the first one, i think, we mentioned to criticize the media for hyping weather. and kind of getting -- >> doomsday? >> kind of getting a little bit overboard here.
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what it has done in jamaica, about to do in cuba is pretty tough. what it could mean for the east coast this coming weekend is looking far worse than it did maybe 24 hours ago. stay tuned for the latest on that. >> i don't know what you are talking about, the media never sensationalizes anything, rob. also ahead, the jet skier who breached security at jfk, now is speaking out about being at the center of a security breakdown at one of the world's busiest airports. and then tom cruise slaps a celebrity magazine with a defamation lawsuit to the tune of $50 million. the claims and the comeback coming up later in "the skinny." >> the claims, the comeback and the cash. >> a lot of it. we begin with the final sprint to election day as president obama and mitt romney are zigzagging through the country. they are trying their best to sway crucial women voters. >> the president is ahead with women, but romney is still holding his own, despite controversial remarks from a politician that he continues to endorse. more now from abc's david muir.
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>> reporter: they're the words that have caused a firestorm from a senate candidate who just days ago put up this ad -- an endorsement from mitt romney. >> this fall i am supporting richard mourdock for senate. >> reporter: now that senate candidate reigniting a flash point. when asked in a debate if he supports abortion in races of rape, he said this. >> i came to realize life is a gift from god, i think even when life begins in that horrible situation of rape that it is something that god intended to happen. >> reporter: for mitt romney, though, it complicates his final push to appeal to more women voters. president obama leads among women. but among the key group, white, varied middle-class women, romney is ahead by more than 20 points in our newest polls, increasing that number could be the key to victory. and in that final debate, a moderate tone that might appeal more to women. >> we want a peaceful planet. >> reporter: but on the day of of abortion, shifting tone is more challenging. romney during the primaries -- >> do i believe the supreme court should overturn roe v. wade, yes i do.
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>> reporter: but then just this month, he told the "des moines register" this. >> there's no legislation with regards to abortion that i'm familiar with that would become part of my agenda. >> reporter: the president calling these moderate moves an issue of trust. in iowa -- >> you can choose to turn back the clock 50 years on women and immigrants and gays. or, in this election, you can stand up for the kind of america that says we, we embrace everybody. >> reporter: and the obama campaign out with its first ad featuring michelle obama. >> every young person in this country has access to good schools. >> reporter: the obama campaign, with two goals with the new ad with michelle obama -- trying to reach women who might be considering romney, trying to convince them to come back to the president. they're also trying to reach hispanic voters. meantime, mitt romney coming here to iowa where he will rally here and head to the key battleground of ohio. david muir, abc news, cedar rapids, iowa. and president obama made his fifth appearance on "the tonight
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show" with jay leno. he joked about giving trick-or-treaters from ohio extra large hershey bars and even had a little fun at donald trump's expense saying their beef dates back to when he and trump were growing up in kenya. a good one. on the serious side though, the president did talk about a second term without secretary of state hillary clinton. >> she's done a great job. i would love for her to stay. i think that, she, she's despite my begging, suspect that it's time for her to spend a little more time with her family and -- but, she is an incredible talent. she's been a great partner. i could not be prouder of the work that she has done. [ applause ] >> now when we come back -- >> in an interview, hillary suggesting she may stay on the job longer than expected. the president also urged -- sorry, used the opportunity to urge voters to condemn richard mourdock's remarks about rape and pregnancy. in fact, tweeted out something yesterday, romney refuses to withdraw support for richard mourdock who claims pregnancies from rape are "something god intended." other politicians have backed
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away. scott brown from massachusetts. senator mccain, romney has condemned the comments but not withdrawn his endorsement so far. >> mccain has withdrawn his endorsement until he hears some form of apology from mourdock. interestingly enough -- you remember jane roe from row v. wade. her name is norma mccorevy. she's now featured in a new tv ad. and she is pro-life. obviously wants to overturn roe v. wade. said it was the biggest mistake of her life. she of course is trying to endorse romney which is, an interesting perspective there from the woman who was pivotal in roe v. wade. >> absolutely. one of the hot button issues the country grapples with. that is a big issue that is on the line. that's why they're fighting for the female vote. have to wonder women listening to the mourdock comments on top of the aiken controversy, and flip flopping, romney on abortion itself, how it plays out. that's why see the president pushing up the issue of trust and consistency. see how it plays out. >> romney unleashed the more moderate tone where he says "i'm not against abortion in the cases of rape, incest, life of
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the mother." and not going to get rid of birth control. so he's trying to put that out there, taking more of a moderate approach. >> absolutely. that's part of his big swing to the middle since the primary, for sure. the other story we're following this morning, a major storm which soon could be bearing down on the east coast. >> it would result from the mix of cold air now in the west, and hurricane sandy whose effects are being felt in south florida. with more on sandy and the coming storm here is abc's sam champion. >> reporter: the 18th named storm of the season will cut across cuba and the bahamas before expanding in size as it blows towards the south florida coast friday morning. there are already tropical storm watches there. but where sandy goes next is a bit of an october surprise. it was last october when another storm system dumped more than a foot of snow on halloween. many kids were forced to trick-or-treat in malls as their communities struggled with power outages. east coast power companies are already gearing up for sandy. another thing to keep in mind --
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conditions this year are similar to october 1991. the year of the perfect storm. when hurricane combined with a huge cold weather system, the resulting storm killed 12 people and caused $200 million in damage. when a tropical system combines with a cold system we call it an atmospheric bomb. that's what happened in 1991, that's what many forecasters believe will happen at the end of this week or beginning of next week. the forecast models offer compelling reason for the east coast to stay on alert. sam champion, abc news, new york. >> i wasn't worried about the storm yesterday. this was the line in our evening editorial note. there is a consensus forming in weather forecast models, that hurricane sandy is unlikely to go out to sea. instead it will more likely merge with a strong fall cold front and transition into a powerhouse, possibly historic midlatitude storm along the mid-atlantic and/or northeast coast sunday through wednesday. pretty powerful statement, what that storm could do.
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so we do this seriously have to pay attention to it. >> atmospheric bomb, sam champion stated. >> sounds wonderful. here's a look at your weather. it's going to be a messy morning in denver with the rain and snow mix. severe weather is a threat from milwaukee, chicago, st. louis and dallas. and winds could gust up to 70 miles an hour. seattle and portland are dry. >> santa ana winds will bring warmer temperatures to southern california. it is like january in billings with a high there, only 26. mid -- something -- along the east coast, in the 60s. mild, i should say along the east coast. in the 60s and 70s. in other news this morning, a former goldman sachs executive heading to prison. for two years. rajat gupta is the highest profile wall streeter yet convicted as part of a massive conspiracy involving $75 million in illegal trades. prosecutors say gupta leaked inside information to a billionaire hedge fund owner, netting them both huge profits
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at the very height of nation's financial crisis. gupta will also have to pay a $5 million fine. also, bank of america, just the latest financial institution to be sued over bad mortgages. federal prosecutors are suing for $1 billion in damages. but the suit could ultimately recover a lot more than that. the lawsuit claims that after bank of america bought countrywide it made bad loans and stuck taxpayers with the bill. well, if you watched an nfl game this month, you've seen plenty of pink in support of breast cancer awareness month. and you're going to see even more on sunday. >> not only will players and coaches continue to sport a little bit of pink. the officials in the dolphins/jets game are going to be using pink penalty flags. >> go bears! >> the league agreed to them after an 11-year-old suggested the idea to commissioner roger goodell in a letter. the boy and his family will be at the game to present the pink flags. to those officials. i love to see the nfl support that every year. >> good for roger goodell. good commissioner. coming up next, an unusual facial. some people are paying big bucks
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to literally get smacked in the face. what they say it does beside hurt. but first, a breach airport security that's almost inconceivable. the jet skier who swam to shore at jfk now revealing how hard he tried to be seen, but wasn't. it's all coming up. ♪ wasn't. it's all coming up. ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by consumer cellular. [ female announcer ] caroline penry began using olay total effects in 2001.
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an abc news exclusive now, a follow-up to a story that welcome back. an abc news exclusive now, a follow-up to a story that we told you over the summer, how can you forget the guy who in an effort to save his own life swam to new york's jfk airport. >> this is a crazy story. then he managed to avoid its elaborate security system and made his way to safety. now he is talking to abc's jim avila. >> reporter: america's airports are not as secure as the public might think. from rogue pilots climbing the fence at st. george, utah. driving a jet into the terminal or this 2010 wild ride at dallas' love field. >> tower what's the protocol for something like this? he is coming at us, can we move? >> reporter: perhaps the jaw dropper of all perimeter security breakdowns came on an august night at water-logged hands of a marooned jet skier off jfk's shoreline runways in new york. >> i walked right across without any type of problem. i didn't get seen. >> reporter: danny casillo wasn't out to expose anything, but when his jet ski broke down forcing him to swim to shore,
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only to land up on an eight-foot airport security fence, he thought surely he would be spotted and and saved. >> the whole intention the whole time was to make myself seen. >> reporter: his next move, jumping the fence showed everyone, even the best airports with tens of millions of dollars spent on cameras, motion detectors and a security plan can fail in dramatic fashion. >> i thought again, well, now, i'm over the fence. i'm in this airport. they're going to help me. nothing. >> reporter: danny then walked across at least one runway and a taxiway, finally stumbling, cold and disoriented into delta terminal 3. >> here i am, can you help me. >> reporter: danny was arrested ultimately convicted of misdemeanor trespass, the only one punished for the massive security breach. the port authority says it has increased patrols and demanded an explanation from its security firm. an effort to dramatically improve the system's functionality. >> i definitely think it is time to relook at perimeter security. these are early warning signs.
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>> reporter: jfk at least now made more secure because of a lost jet skier. jim avila, abc news, new york. >> when you think of all the cameras, should have spotted him, motion sensors in the piece. i fear when i see all the airport security stories, if there are terrorist groups in the country watching that stuff. they go, uh-huh. another weak point. let's go there. that's the frightening point to me. >> he has to scale the fence, the barbed wire on top. amazing. >> first layer of defense. got through two, three more. it's scary. jfk, get it together. >> hope the airports are safe. not your luggage. >> when we come back, we'll see what is shaking in "the skinny." ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations.
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♪ skinny so skinny well acres bit of a downer for jessica simpson as she prepared to her wedding to her fiance. she learned her parents are getting divorced after 34 years of marriage. yes. her mom filed for divorce from her father joe, after 34 years. they got married back in 1978. according to "entertainment tonight," it's an amicable split there is no third party. we heard all kinds of salacious rumors as to why. they are debunking that. saying the rumors are completely false. they did list their home, back in august, kind of giving people
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a little bit of a precursor this might be happening. and it was back in august that joe pleaded not guilty to dui charges. but, 34 years of marriage. when she filed she said in the divorce papers that the marriage has become insupportable because of discord or conflict of personalities. so, everybody in the family has been divorced. ashley, jessica and now the parents. >> hey, 50% of marriages fail. the percentage, higher in that family. >> 100%. bobby brown shockingly back in the news again. and shockingly not for something good. he has been arrested for the 400th time, arrested early wednesday morning, out in l.a. for yet, driving under the influence. happened about 1:00 a.m. when a cop spotted the 43-year-old kind of driving oddly on the road. pulled him over. gave the test. he failed. locked up again. this is his second dui arrest this year. in march, busted for the same thing in the very same part of town. all of this interestingly
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coincides with the new whitney houston family reality show that debuted wednesday night on lifetime. kind of the relationship between the family, bobby brown, kind of is the center of the show, plus the, rumor, or speculation out there that whitney's daughter, kristina married -- or engaged to, i should say, the young man whitney brought into the house kind of as her brother, kristina's brother. so that's a weird situation so who knows what's real and what's publicity for the show. bobby brown, never dull, back in the headlines again. here's something that's really. tom cruise filed a $50 million defamation lawsuit against "life & style" magazine because of articles related to him abandoning, his daughter, suri. he doesn't file lawsuits a lot. but his attorney said in this case, sleaze peddlers are trying to make money about the actor's relationship with his daughter. he is a caring father who loves suri dearly. it's a vicious lie. he filed in l.a. if he does win, all of the money will go to
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charity. all $50 million. >> wow. >> you have to believe, whatever you think about tom cruise, i am sure he loves his daughter. >> he does love his daughter. >> takes that stuff to heart. we'll see how it plays out in court. >> you know what my favorite halloween candy is? any idea? >> all of them. skittles. >> eye candy. guess who is showing us her new halloween costume. >> good one! >> you like that one, don't you? heidi klum known for elaborate halloween costumes over the years. well, this year, got a picture of her. she's going as cleopatra. she had a high-end costume guy put the thing together. crystals, big headpiece, giant gold wings from the guy who designs wings from victoria's secret angels show. she's giving us a sneak peek. we'll see the real deal in a few days but looking hot as always. >> yes, she will. a hot morning on "good morning america," oprah is scheduled to guest host. >> my queen. >> 7:30. jumping on the "gma" couch. >> everybody. you get a car, lara, you get a car, josh, you get a car, george! you get a car, everybody.
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♪ forever young i want to be forever young ♪ okay. finally this half hour, it's going to be really easy to see why we decided that this is our favorite story of the day! that's because it is all about face slapping. >> that's right. as in you actually pay a hefty price to be slapped in the face. nick watt went to san francisco and took a few for the team. ♪ >> reporter: that is taita, a pioneer in our universal and vain search for beauty. she takes a face and slaps it. >> don't give a care if you want to be beautiful and handsome. >> reporter: recently trained in thailand, taita claims she is the first face slapping practitioner in the western hemisphere. >> hi. >> reporter: how are you? that is taita's fellow, with the
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business brain, big desk and chutzpah to charge $350 for each 15-minute session. >> we will do our best to make you look more handsome. >> reporter: taita claims she can mold me into a matinee idol. can you make me look like ryan gosling? is that no? pretty soon they're claiming results. >> you see the jawline right here? on this side, you don't see a jawline. >> reporter: then it was jenna, our producer's turn. would you describe this as pleasurable, jenna? >> mm-mm? >> reporter: of course, there is no medical evidence this really works. although doctors concede it might improve circulation and bring on a healthy flush. in thailand for years they have been slapping faces and chests to enlarge, and something else that roughly translates as butt punching. >> it's to firm the butt, it's
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to help shape the butt and make it bigger as well. >> reporter: by punching it? >> correct. >> reporter: transforming a whiskey soaked correspondent into the gorgeous gosling, impossible. did you see "the notebook?" maybe this is gosling secret. nick watt, abc news, san francisco. >> you have some wrinkles. >> oh, lord have mercy. come on now. that's abuse! oh, thank you, sir! lowell, you're looking old brother. oh, man! anything for beauty, anything for beauty. >> we are slaphappy. >> we are slaphappy. >> do i look good? >> what did they say about making your chest bigger? >> black don't crack. >> oh! >> announcer: this is abc's "world news now" informing @
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